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Sam meaning and name origin

Sam \sam\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Sam) Nickname of Samuel or Samson, sometimes used as an independent name. "Uncle Sam" has been the personal face of the American government for over a century. Playwright Sam Shepard; actor Sam Waterson; singer Sammy Davis, Jr.

Sam has 4 variant forms: Samm, Sammey, Sammie and Samy.

Baby names that sound like Sam are Samy, Samm, Sami and Sim.

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Popularity of Sam

Sam is a very popular first name for men (#192 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4017 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Sam for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Sam with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Sam name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Sam outside U.S.

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